Qualifications and professional affiliations
I completed a rigorous training programme as a psychodynamic therapist and counsellor at The Manor House Centre of Psychotherapy and Counselling *.
I am on the register of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and am governed by their strict code of conduct and ethical framework.
As well as my private practice work, I have been working for the mental health charity MIND for many years working as an assessor and counsellor in both short and long term work.
*Accredited by the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) and the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP)
I have worked with many different people from diverse backgrounds and cultures with many differing issues such as:
- low mood
- low self esteem/confidence
- loss & bereavement
- relationship problems
- abuse as an adult and child
- work related issues
- family problems
- isolation and loneliness
- sleep problems
- night terrors
- mood swings
- anger problems
- problems with food
- patterns of destructive behaviour
I have many years of experience working in education as a teacher and senior leader and would welcome people working in the education sector who are struggling to cope, feeling overwhelmed or who just need a space in which to speak freely and openly about their experiences and difficulties.